Texas isn’t the only winter destination for birding. Welcome to the Sax-Zim Bog in northern Minnesota, home of the Great Grey Owl, the Black-backed Woodpecker, the Bohemian Waxwing and other rare Boreal species.
Eric Standley has taken the art of paper cutting into three dimensions. With the help of a precision laser, he creates sculptures that combine the complexity of Celtic ornament with medieval stained glass.
Whole Earthlings love to travel and so are quite fond of maps. Big Think’s About Strange Maps blog is one of our favorites. This week, Frank Jacobs suggests a fun parlor game for cartophiles!
Alfred Russell Wallace is finally getting his due. He developed a theory of natural selection based on his work as a naturalist in Malaysia, but Charles Darwin won the race for glory.
This is yet another in a series of posts about what we’re reading at Whole Earth: stories about the environment, ecology, travel, outdoor living, ideas, art, writing, history, science, and creativity, and the people who make it happen. Have a suggestion? Please leave us a comment so we can add it to our reading list.